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FZNT32 KNHC 260840
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
440 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE RIDGE EXTENDS FROM THE NE GULF TO NEAR THE
TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER. A MODERATE NE-SW PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE
GULF IS PRODUCING E TO SE WINDS UP TO FRESH BREEZE CONDITIONS.
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT WILL SEE AN ACCENTUATION OF WINDS
TO STRONG BREEZE CONDITIONS IN THE SW GULF IN ASSOCIATION WITH
THE DIURNAL THERMAL TROUGH THAT ORIGINATES DAILY OVER THE
YUCATAN. THE SOUTHEAST RETURN FLOW WILL ALSO REACH STRONG BREEZE
CONDITIONS IN THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY WILL HAVE QUIESCENT CONDITIONS OVER THE ENTIRE
GULF.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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